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Basketball Prediction Contest: Bulls vs. DePaul Blue Demons CBI Game #1

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Welcome to the 2018-19

TheBullsPen.com

 Basketball Prediction Contest

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The race for the mildly prestigious Bulliever's Cup is on!

Game 36
(Contest Game 34)

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Finals

Game One
South Florida Bulls vs. DePaul Blue Demons

 

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Monday, April 1      7:00 p.m. EST


Yuengling Center       Tampa, FL

 

Congrats to contest Game 33 winner !

The Contest: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to select winners and leading contributors in each Bulls hoops game this season. Prizes await, as does the respect and admiration of Bulls fans around the globe. The contest is a season-long chase so don't miss a game.

 

Next...the rules:

1) You must be a registered member of this message board.
2) You must completely answer the contest questions.
3) There can be no modifications to your post after scheduled game start time
4) Your prediction must be part of this original thread
5) Post must be submitted prior to game's published start time.
6) Ties will be decided by Bulliever starting with accuracy on first - last prediction.

PLEASE READ ABOVE CAREFULLY - If a rule is broken, your entry will not count. You may appeal any ruling, if you choose, but only Bulliever or his designee will hear appeal.

For additional contest rules, please read the small print below.

 

And now, the contest:

For the Bulls game vs. DePaul on Monday, April 1 (7:00 pm ET start), please select the following:

1) The winner
2) The margin of victory by your predicted winner
3) Bulls leading scorer and point total
4) Bulls leading rebounder and rebound total
5) Team Free Throw percentage (i.e. 72.9%)

Please try to keep in the above format so that it will be easier to manage. Sample response would be:

1) South Florida
2) 22
3) Collins - 21
4) Yetna - 11
5) 80%


The contest winner will be chosen based on a points system as follows:

1) Correct on winning team - 10 points

2) Correct on Margin of victory - 15 points (subtract one point for each variance in actual and predicted margin - 0 points awarded if actual winner not predicted.)

3a) Correct Leading Scorer - 5 points
3b) Leading Scorer's correct point total -10 points (subtract one point for each variance in actual and predicted total - 0 points awarded if correct leading scorer not predicted.)

4a) Correct Leading Rebounder - 5 points
4b) Leading Rebounder's correct rebound total - 10 points (subtract one point for each variance in actual and predicted total - 0 points awarded if correct leading rebounder not predicted.)

5) Free throw percentage - within 3 percentage points of actual - 10 points; 5 percentage points of actual - 5 points; 10 percentage points -1 point

 

 Games will be decided and winners announced.  There will be a smaller prize for each game winner and a Grand Prize for those with overall point total other category wins - tracking of game averages, wins and total points scored for the season!  The key will be mindful of the game schedule and enter each game!

 

 This game winner receives: 

TBD

Have Fun and follow the Bulls throughout the 2018-19 season!

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(Mildly prestigious Bulliever's Cup)

 

Stats Updates (03/31, through LMU game))

Total Points (Top Ten):

bullsfan27 922
MikeG 916
DELdaBull 868
JJZbulls 853
&rew Bull 822
bcgruber 814
NewEnglandBull 787
Apis Bull 722
CountryBull 712
George Jenkins 712


Most Wins:

bullsfan27 4.5
Apis Bull 4.5
&rew Bull 3.5
JJZbulls 3
CountryBull 3
George Jenkins 2.5
NJBull 2
cophbulls 2
MikeG 2
Jonesy Bull 1
DELdaBull 1
bcgruber 1
NewEnglandBull 1
Gat-Rat Bull  1
mikemcp88 0.5
chapelbull 0.5

 

Highest average points (Top Ten, min 17 games):

  Avg GP
chapelbull 32.70588 17
cophbulls 30.42857 21
bullsfan27 29.74194 31
MikeG 29.54839 31
JJZbulls 28.43333 30
&rew Bull 28.34483 29
CountryBull 27.38462 26
DELdaBull 27.125 32
bcgruber 25.4375 32
NewEnglandBull 25.3871 31

 

Individual Game Winners:

Game   Name Points  
         
1   George Jenkins 37  
2   &rew Bull 40  
3   bullsfan27 44  
4   bullsfan27 43  
5   JJZbulls 26  
TIE   Apis Bull 26  
6   bullsfan27 43  
TIE   George Jenkins 43  
7   NJBull 50  
8   bcgruber 35 FLCol
9   George Jenkins 49  
10   Apis Bull 46  
11   NJBull 44  
12   CountryBull 45  
13   bullsfan27 51  
14   JJZbulls 49  
15   cophbulls 47  
16   JJZbulls 42  
17   mikemcp88 30  
TIE   chapelbull 30  
18   &rew Bull 56  
19   CountryBull 35  
20   Apis Bull 41  
21   &rew Bull 40  
22   CountryBull 34  
TIE   JJZbulls 34  
23   DELdaBull 49  
TIE   MikeG 49  
24   Jonesy Bull 45  
25   Apis Bull 29  
26   NewEnglandBull 46  
27   cophbulls 37  
28   CountryBull 29  
    MikeG 29  
29   MikeG 51  
30   DELdaBull 18  
    &rew Bull 18  
31   bullsfan27 49  
32   Apis Bull 39  
33   Gat-Rat Bull  53  

 

Most points scored in a win (Top 5):
 

&rew Bull 56
Gat-Rat Bull  53
bullsfan27 51
MikeG 51
NJBull 50

 

 

 

 

 

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USF

4

Collins 16

Yetna 11

70%

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1) South Florida
2) 6
3) Collins - 23
4) Yetna - 14
5) 72%

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USF

2

Collins 19

Yetna 11

68%

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USF

5

Collins 18

Yetna 11

68%

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In honor of keeping my reverse jinx going:

Depaul

5

Collins 19

Yetna 12

67%

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1) USF
2) 14
3) Collins - 24
4) Yetna - 13
5) 73%

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USF

7

Yetna 18

Durr 10

72%

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USF

5

Collins 19

Yetna 13

71%

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Individual Game Winners:

Game   Name Points  
         
1   George Jenkins 37ALA&M  
2   &rew Bull 40 AustinP  
3   bullsfan27 44 Ohio  
4   bullsfan27 43 GeorgeT  
5   JJZbulls 26 FAMU  
TIE   Apis Bull 26  
6   bullsfan27 43 Citadel  
TIE   George Jenkins 43  
7   NJBull 50 Stetson  
8   bcgruber 35 FLCol
9   George Jenkins 49 Colgate  
10   Apis Bull 46 AppSt  
11   NJBull 44 FIU  
12   CountryBull 45 AlcornSt  
13   bullsfan27 51 FairleighD  
14   JJZbulls 49 UConn  
15   cophbulls 47 Tulsa  
16   JJZbulls 42 Tulane  
17   mikemcp88 30 Temple  
TIE   chapelbull 30  
18   &rew Bull 56 Cinci  
19   CountryBull 35 Houston  
20   Apis Bull 41 WichitaSt  
21   &rew Bull 40 ECU  
22   CountryBull 34 Memphis  
TIE   JJZbulls 34  
23   DELdaBull 49 SMU  
TIE   MikeG 49  
24   Jonesy Bull 45 ECU  
25   Apis Bull 29 UCF  
26   NewEnglandBull 46 Temple  
27   cophbulls 37 Houston  
28   CountryBull 29 UCF  
    MikeG 29  
29   MikeG 51 Tulane  
30   DELdaBull 18 SMU  
    &rew Bull 18   
31   bullsfan27 49 UConn *
32   Apis Bull 39  UtahV  
33   Gat-Rat Bull  53 LMU

 

*(stony brook - no contest)

I think this is the correct listing of games to numbers. That Charlotte game being cancelled really screwed things up.

 
Edited by MikeG

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